Core Courses in Asian Studies

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Courses offered are subject to change; listed below is a sampling of Asian Studies courses taught in the past few years.

Anthropology

Introduction to Anthropology

Art History

Monuments of Asian Art
East Meets West
From Ming to Post-Mao: Modern Chinese Art
Asian American Artists Seminar

Economics

Development from the Ground Up
Economic History of Modern Asia
Economic History of Central Asia

Film

Modernism in East Asia


Gender Studies

Women and Buddhism

Historical Studies

China and the Silk Roads: Past and Present
Confucianism
Imperialism in Asia
Indochine
Race, Culture, and Identity in Modern East Asia

Literature

Canons and Cultures of Asia
Brush Stroke: Chinese Calligraphy

Music

Introduction to World Music
World Music Seminar: Introduction to Asian Music
Popular Music of the Non-Western World
Ethnomusicology: Music and Tourism in South East Asia
Chinese Music Ensemble

Political Studies

East Asian Politics and Society
International Politics of South Asia
The Politics of Medicine in East Asia

Religion

Buddhist Thought and Practice
Contemplative Traditions of Asia
Buddha Imagined: Literary and Artistic Landscape of Buddhism

Theater

Asian Theater Lab